Most USB joysticks that are used for playing computer games are "Plug-N-Play." This means that the computer automatically recognizes them the moment they are plugged in, and they are immediately ready to be used. No additional setup or downloads are required under these circumstances. If your USB Joystick does not feature "Plug-N-Play" technology, however, it is going to need to be configured.
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